Spring semester is a popular time for college scholarship application deadlines. Our roundup of scholarships due in February 2014 includes awards for anything from being tall to promoting vegetarianism to participating in certain organizations. Award prizes range from $250 to $5,000, depending on the scholarship.
Here are seven scholarships due in February 2014:
FFA National Scholarships: Apply for more than 1,500 scholarships from the Future Farmers of American (FFA) by filling out only one application. Selection for awards is based on FFA involvement, work experience, supervised agricultural experience, community service, leadership and academic achievement. Deadline: February 1
Courageous Persuaders: High school students (grades 9-12) can create a 30-second video warning middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking for this scholarship competition. Awards range from $250 to $2,000. Deadline: February 12
AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship: The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America sponsors this scholarship program for teens whose lives have been touched by Alzheimers. Awards range from $500 for honorable mentions to $5,000 for first place. Deadline: February 15
Mediacom World Class Scholars Scholarship Program: If you’re a high school student or current college student who lives in one of 20 states where Mediacom cable service is offered, check out this $1,000 scholarship. Selection criteria include academic achievement, leadership abilities, school and/or community involvement and a teacher reference. Deadline: February 15
Richie’s Spirit Foundation Scholarship: Graduating high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, character and initiative in school and community affairs may apply for this $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Richie Herkskowitz, a high school senior who died in 2007 of cystic fibrosis-related causes. Deadline: February 15
Tall Clubs International Scholarship: Are you taller than 5-foot 10-inches (for women) or six-foot two-inches (for men)? If so, you may qualify to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. Deadline: February 15
The Vegetarian Resources Group Scholarship: Graduating high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools or communities can apply for this $5,000 scholarship. Deadline: February 20
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